" ... The major revelation in this work was the soloist Emre Yavuz, a 23-year old student from Turkey. He played with elegant finesse and demonstrated phenomenal ability to play pianissimo notes with great sensitivity and beauty. In my opinion, his performance of the first-movement cadenza was one of the highlights of the evening. If not for the strict classical convention of withholding applause until the end of the work, he would undoubtedly have already received resounding applause at the end of the first movement. …"